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Old 14 December 2011, 14:40   #1
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Hello, newby from Leicester

Greetings, all.

Just purchased a Flatacraft Force 3 GT with 25hp Mariner O/B from a member of the board.

I live in Leicester and just thought I'd introduce myself and say hello.

Any pointers on where to go and what to do would be great as I'm totally new to this rib-bing stuff......

Cheers,

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Old 14 December 2011, 14:55   #2
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Old 14 December 2011, 15:43   #3
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Well you are fairly close to getting as far from the sea as it is possible to get in the UK! I should know, I grew up in Leicester. Welcome, and I hope that a little travel does not get in the way of a great time
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Old 14 December 2011, 15:56   #4
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Well you are fairly close to getting as far from the sea as it is possible to get in the UK!
Agreed, but it is the spiritual home of Flatacraft, well, Syston is of course.....

Mind you, being landlocked doesn't seem too much of an impediment, I mean, look at Fairline who grew up in Oundle. Still, they had the Nene; I'm stuck with the Sense (read trickle....)

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Old 14 December 2011, 16:22   #5
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Hi , welcome, we live in Hertfordshire ,which is also away from the sea ,about 2 hrs to where ever, if you don't mind a long day it's not a problem,we normaly try to do a whole w/e , camping over night.

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I'm stuck with the Sense (read trickle....) :lol
The Sence runs past the bottom of our garden. Call in if you're cruising past
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I was born and brought up in Leicester (well Oadby actually). I think I used to go fishing in the Sense but the other one I think (Great Glen, Wistow?).
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Old 16 December 2011, 14:17   #8
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The Sence runs past the bottom of our garden. Call in if you're cruising past
I will... shall I tie up or weigh anchor???
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Old 16 December 2011, 14:23   #9
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I think I used to go fishing in the Sense but the other one I think (Great Glen, Wistow?).
Bingo! I live in Great Glen, what did you catch in the Sence? I've never seen anything in it..
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Ah memories; I used to cycle from Thurnby to Great Glen most weekends as a teenager. Happy days..
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